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  • Obama to award Medal of Honor to 24 after discrimination review

    Obama to award Medal of Honor to 24 after discrimination review
    WASHINGTON — President Obama will seek to right a historical wrong next month when he awards two dozen veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam — including 17 Latinos — the Medal of Honor after a lengthy Pentagon review into racial...
  • Walter Ehlers dies at 92; awarded Medal of Honor for WW II heroism

    Walter Ehlers dies at 92; awarded Medal of Honor for WW II heroism
    For extraordinary acts of courage during the D-day invasion of World War II, Walter Ehlers received the nation's highest military award — the Medal of Honor. And it changed his life. "I didn't have a life before the medal," Ehlers said in a 2004...
  • Police: Off-duty officer fatally shoots robbery suspect at Walgreens

    Police: Off-duty officer fatally shoots robbery suspect at Walgreens
    An off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot a 56-year-old robbery suspect at a Walgreens store in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, according to authorities. The officer walked into the store in the 5200 block of North...
  • An armed society is a polite society [Letter]

    An armed society is a polite society [Letter]
    Professor of genocide studies Samuel Totten writes drivel that is more puff piece than serious commentary ("Congress capitulates to the NRA," Jan. 28). For him, evidently feelings are king, while thought or science are just annoying facts that get in...
  • Guantanamo detainee cites POW stipulation in bid for freedom

    WASHINGTON — A Kuwaiti detainee at Guantanamo Bay is mounting a novel legal challenge to win his release, arguing in a federal lawsuit that he should be freed when U.S. combat troops pull out of Afghanistan because international law stipulates...
  • Robbery suspect killed in Walgreens lived in neighborhood

    Robbery suspect killed in Walgreens lived in neighborhood
    A man shot to death when an off-duty police officer interrupted him during a robbery attempt at a Jefferson Park Walgreens store lived just blocks away, authorities said. The man has been identified as Mark Garcia, 56, of the 5800 block of North...
  • Report of teen with handgun locked down North Baltimore schools Tuesday

    Report of teen with handgun locked down North Baltimore schools Tuesday
    A 16-year-old was arrested with a handgun on a Maryland Transit Administration bus in North Baltimore on Tuesday afternoon, an incident that prompted several area schools to go on lockdown.  Principals of the Roland Country School, the Gilman School,...
  • Killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry detailed in court papers

    WASHINGTON — "I'm hit! I'm hit!" U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry cried into the southern Arizona darkness that night, Dec. 14, 2010. "I can't feel my legs!" The 40-year-old Border Patrol agent, who was less than four years on the job,...
  • Police say no threat intended with shotgun brought to South River High

    Police say no threat intended with shotgun brought to South River High
    An 18-year-old South River High School student was charged as an adult Friday on a weapons charge after a shotgun was found in his vehicle at the school, Anne Arundel County Police said. Police said the student had apparently been hunting previously and...
  • Hinsdale, Elmhurst residents seek concealed carry permits

    Hinsdale, Elmhurst residents seek concealed carry permits
    The new concealed carry law is having an impact in Hinsdale and Elmhurst where police, first-responders, and other officials are looking at changes in how they do things as a result of the law. To date, 43 residents of Hinsdale have applied to the...
  • Niles man charged in armed robbery of gas station

    Niles man charged in armed robbery of gas station
    A Niles man has been charged with felony armed robbery after police said he used a BB gun to rob a gas station in the near northwest suburb. The suspect, identified as Kevin M. Haufe, walked into a gas station in the 6900 block of Milwaukee Avenue a...